Maroon 5 draw inspiration from 17th century classic

Classical music fans, who’ve caught themselves listening to pop, have made a discovery in Maroon 5’s ‘Memories’ – your current no.9 on the Kfm Top 40 with Carl Wastie (18 Jan 2020) – calling it a reworking of German composer, Pachelbel’s, Canon in D… and you know what, they’re not wrong!

Take a listen to Pachelbel’s Canon in D:

Now listen to ‘Memories’:

Now listen to Pachelbel’s Canon in D placed over ‘Memories’